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The Oregon Coast has so many fun outdoor activities to offer!

Interested in whaling? Check out our article all about it HERE!

PLACES TO HANG OUT AND HIKE

DEVIL’S LAKE

Located right in the town of Lincoln City, its close to everything. great for boating, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and swimming!

SILETZ BAY

Siletz Bay is located on the southern part of town. Here, you can go clamming, crabbing, fishing, as well as lounge on the shore. Nearby there is Mo’s Restaurant as well as some of our other favorite eats and shops that you can read about HERE.

CONNIE HANSEN GARDEN CONSERVANCY

1931 NW 33RD ST, LINCOLN CITY
A small local garden where you can walk among the plants, take a tour, visit the library, or peruse the gift shop.

CASCADE HEAD HIKE

DRIFT CREEK FALLS HIKE

Distance: 3 miles, Location: Depoe Bay, Elevation gain: 490 ft
This hike is great for pretty much everyone and boasts a beautiful waterfall, large suspension bridge, and a gorgeous view of the coast range forest.

BOILER BAY STATE SCENIC VIEWPOINT

A rugged and basalt-rimmed bay, Boiler Bay is a great place to watch wild surf action on the rocky spurs. This panoramic viewpoint is a great place to see gray whales year round. Take your binoculars -- this is a great site to see ocean-going birds (shearwaters, jaegers, albatrosses, grebes, pelicans, loons, oystercatchers and murrelets)

GLENEDEN BEACH STATE RECREATION SITE

A short paved trail descends from the parking and picnic area through the shore pine forest to a soft sand beach flanked by crumbling orange sandstone bluffs. Wetsuit-clad surfers often catch waves here in the mornings. Don’t disturb the sea lions you may encounter here.

WHALE WATCHING AND SURF EXCURSIONS

WHALE RESEARCH ECO-EXCURSIONS: WHALE WATCHING

Take a journey into the realm of the gray whale with marine biologist, Carrie Newell and her team of naturalists. When you go on one of their excursions, they will educate you on all aspects of the gray whale, as well all the other marine life encountered including seals, sea lions, seabirds and unique oceanographic features.
Trip Costs: $45 for 1.5 hours (includes museum admission), $35 for children 2-12 years old.

WHALE’S TAIL CHARTERS

HARBOR, DOCK #2, COAST GUARD DR, DEPOE BAY
“Join us at Whale’s Tail Charters in Depoe Bay for an exciting and thrilling ride to see gray whales and other marine life. Our trips are fun, informative and interactive, our Captains are devoted to making your Oregon coast whale watching tour an experience of a lifetime.”

TRADEWINDS CHARTERS WHALE WATCHING AND FISHING

118 US-101, DEPOE BAY
“Since 1938, Tradewinds Charters in Depoe Bay has been providing “Top Deck” ocean charters for whale watching, sportfishing, bird watching, and Ecology Tours. With a fleet of ten modern, fully equipped vessels, experienced, knowledgeable, and very friendly captains and crew, Tradewinds is the premier ocean charter service on the Oregon Coast.”

DOCKSIDE CHARTERS INC.

270 COAST GUARD DR, DEPOE BAY
Go deep sea fishing for ling cod, rock fish, halibut, salmon, albacore tuna, and crabbing!

RIVERHAWK FISHING GUIDE SERVICE

3130 S SCHOONER CREEK RD, LINCOLN CITY
Riverhawk Guide Service is a conservation minded company which not only concentrates on catching fish, but education on the ecology of the Central Oregon Coast. Fish for Salmon, Steelhead, and near shore ocean fish. They also offer crabbing trips, scenic river trips, and estuary trips.

KAYAK, SURF, AND PADDLE BOARD RENTALS

SILETZ CRABBING AND KAYAK RENTALS

82 SILETZ HWY, LINCOLN CITY

LINCOLN CITY SURF SHOP

4792 SW HWY 101, LINCOLN CITY

SAFARI SURF TOWN SHOP

3026 NE HWY 101 SUITE 3, LINCOLN CITY

BLUE HERON LANDING BOAT RENTALS

4006 NE WEST DEVILS LAKE RD, LINCOLN CITY